Working on Vacation: The Worcation

I am sure that you have read all the articles about “unplugging” on vacation – but… I know you and I know you aren’t going to do it! Because of leaps in technology and the nature of our jobs these days, it’s not like the old days when you just put on your hat, left the office and that was that. We can now work whenever and wherever we like. But if you don’t chill out and enjoy your vacation, odds are you’re going to burn out, and that’s no good.

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A Pain in the Neck – Literally!

Neck pain can be caused by any workplace activity that strains your neck and you might feel pain at the base of your skull and down into your shoulders, or you might just feel a knot in your neck. You may also develop a headache. Serious neck pain can limit your ability to move your head and become severe enough to limit your ability to do your job.

If your neck pain is worse at the end of the work day, it might be related to stress placed on your neck while working. Repeated, prolonged activities that affect muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints cause most neck pain.

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Why We Get Sleepy in the Afternoon

If you tend to suffer a sleepiness attack in the mid-afternoon, well it’s not all that odd. Many people experience a noticeable dip in their alertness, attention, creativity, energy level, and ability to concentrate in the mid-afternoon.

It’s true, the majority of us have been there: after an awesomely kick-ass, productive morning of finishing projects and heading for inbox zero, the clock strikes two and well, hell… you might as well pull down the blinds, slip on your jammies, and slide under your desk

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